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Collioure's lovely beach is the major hangout point for vacationers. The clear blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea are ideal for swimming, kayaking, and surfing. Dive in to discover spectacular marine life or simply relax at the waterfront promenade. You can even try out some succulent sea delicacies and local drinks at a beachside cafe or a restaurant. Take a stroll along the winding cobbled streets which are full of cafes, galleries, wine caves, and shops or visit the Collioure's Museum of Modern Art, which regularly holds contemporary art exhibitions. Located within an easy reach of holiday apartments Collioure, it is a repository of 100 Matisse drawings from the family's private collection. And if you are an art connoisseur, Ceret Museum in Ceret is worth a visit. It has many works from great artists such as Dali, Picasso, and Chagall. Your holiday in Collioure's is incomplete unless you go hiking on its well manicured pathways which traverse the wooded forest and command some stunning views of the pristine coastline and the sunsets over the golden waters. Do not miss the thrilling ride on the 'Le Petit Train', jet skiing or go-karting in Argeles, horse riding or paragliding at Canet Plage or the Banyuls Aquarium. Sample the wines at the local vineyards, visit the medieval castles or take exciting day trips to the neighboring towns of Thuir, Banyuls sur Mer and Port Vendres.
If you are addicted to shopping then check out the lovely shops in Collioure where you can find everything from stylish clothing to jewelry and exquisite souvenirs. A must visit for bargain hunters is the bi-weekly farmer's market, which is held in the heart of the town and attracts vendors from surrounding villages as well. Besides, the Saturday Market of Port Vendres is also worth exploring. Clustered around the shores and holiday homes Collioure, are a plethora of gastronomic establishments where you can dig into a mouthwatering platter comprising of local French delights and several international delicacies, well accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine. Collioure is famous throughout France for its three day August 15 celebrations, which allures thousands of visitors, who come to see the town's fireworks and revel in the festivities.
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